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As I sat in the state Capitol rotunda listening to Gov. Josh Shapiro lay out his 2024-25 budget proposal, I couldn’t help but wonder if the gilded hall rubbed off on the governor, giving him a …

Souderton Borough Council President Tracy W. Burke said the executive board wants to see a 10% cut in borough expenses across the board. The goal, he said, is to “hold the line on taxes” …

The Wrightstown Board of Supervisors, on Jan. 8, addressed issues related to fire ponds and a construction company’s planned relocation to the township at its Jan. 8 meeting.

The municipal earned income tax rate (EIT) will decrease in 2024 in Wrightstown, but the local property tax rate is rising. Following a Monday night hearing, the Wrightstown Board of Supervisors …

The municipal property tax rate will remain the same in Upper Makefield in 2024 as it was this year. Following a public hearing at a meeting on Nov. 21, the township board of supervisors unanimously …

The streak has now stretched to 13.The Hilltown Board of Supervisors has granted final approval to a 2024 municipal budget that keeps the local property tax rate the same for the 13th year in a …

With revenues projected to be up over 5% and expenses up less than 2%, Buckingham Township is proposing a 2024 spending plan that holds the line on taxes. The motion to approve advertising of the …

Doylestown Borough taxpayers should prepare to dig a little deeper into their pockets next year, as the borough’s nearly $15 million preliminary budget calls for a tax increase.

A small faction of the Republican House is threatening a shutdown of our government unless Congress approves massive spending cuts. Many people — military, police, government employees, social …

Since 2016-17, annual spending in the Pennridge School District has increased by about $23.5 million. But during the same time, the property tax rate has remained steady. How did that happen?

A letter in the June 1 issue (“Don’t tie paying our debts to controlling future spending”) tries to argue that our government has no alternative but to continue to spend ever more than the …

A bid to construct an equipment shed came in a bit higher than the Durham Township supervisors had expected, but they managed to cobble together enough funds to award it at the April board …

Paul Teese’s report on U.S. weapons spending is alarming (Budget cuts should start with defense spending, 2/2/23).Social Security and Mdicare are in need of shoring up, the border with Mexico is …

Sen. Chuck Schumer says he wants to know where budget cuts should be made. That’s easy, defense spending. Our military budget is on the order of $1 trillion per year, about 40% of the world’s …

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